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Icing a barbie cake.

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Figuregettingbigger Sun 28-Oct-18 11:02:13

Morning bakers!
I am attempting to construct a barbie cake for my dd. The base is nigellas buttermilk cake and I have ready to roll icing to cover it.
My question is, do I need to use buttercream to stick the icing to the cake or would a bit of warm jam do the job? I have visions of the icing and decorations sliding off...

keepingbees Sun 28-Oct-18 12:43:42

I'm no baker but whenever I've used ready to roll icing I've always stuck it down with warm jam or buttercream as you say. Have a look on YouTube, there's loads of those barbie cake videos, my daughter watches them all the time

Figuregettingbigger Sun 28-Oct-18 18:40:24

Went with buttercream. Didnt exactly look like the youtube versions, but im sure it'll be eaten. The offcuts were yum!

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